Healthcare Industry News: Ascension Orthopedics
News Release - January 30, 2008
Ascension Orthopedics Launches the TITAN(TM) Humeral Resurfacing Device World WideAUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 30 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc. announced today that the TITAN(TM) humeral resurfacing device is now available to help people who suffer from debilitating shoulder disorders.
Ascension received FDA approval for the TITAN(TM) in October 2006 and recently completed a successful beta site launch in the U.S. The TITAN(TM) is now available worldwide.
The Ascension TITAN(TM) system provides a stable, bone conserving option for humeral head arthroplasty. The TITAN(TM) has advanced the concept of humeral resurfacing by offering a unique four finned stem design that allows for greater purchase in the bone and enhanced stability.
"The TITAN(TM) humeral resurfacing implant expands Ascension's focus on Upper Extremity. The TITAN(TM) resurfacing device provides a less invasive option for the shoulder with a stable, anatomic implant. Humeral head resurfacing is a rapidly growing segment of the shoulder market. We are excited to expand our product offering in the extremity market," said Andy Miclot, President/CEO.
Ascension Orthopedics is dedicated to the research and development of orthopedic implants for the hand, upper extremity, and foot. Ascension's mission is to help surgeons treat patients suffering from pain and dysfunction by applying state of the art biomaterials, design, and manufacturing technology. For further information, please visit http://www.ascensionortho.com
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